Joshua Wong, secretary-general of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Demosisto party, ready to submit his application for the race in the 2019 District Council Election. Photo: Reuters
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Valid questions over the broadened vetting of political aspirants

  • With the screening of electoral hopefuls widening from their political beliefs to their campaign slogans, the process must not just be consistent, but also able to withstand legal challenge

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Joshua Wong, secretary-general of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Demosisto party, ready to submit his application for the race in the 2019 District Council Election. Photo: Reuters
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